A Celebration of the Life of an Incredible Man ~ Buff Rutherford

Photo by Matthew Jonas “A pine casket with horse shoe handles lovingly built by son and son-in-law. An old wagon that belonged to his grandfather long years ago. A horse with an empty… Continue reading

Rainbows and Epistles ~ Sent by God

I woke up this morning to the wind blowing through my open windows and the door swinging open and then banging shut…I looked out the second story window to behold a beautiful rainbow… Continue reading

More From the High Places

The LORD God is my strength, and he will make my feet like hinds’ feet, and he will make me to walk upon mine high places. Habakuk 3:19 561 I didn’t exactly have… Continue reading

Thankful for the High Places

Up here in the mountains ~ in the high places ~ there is a refreshing for the mind and the body… …but what I really long for is the high places with my… Continue reading

Thankful for Daughters!!!!

I have four of the most wonderfully beautiful and talented daughters ever! I am so thankful for each of them and I know that I do not show my appreciation for them nearly… Continue reading

Coffee ~ Thankfulness 500 Things ~Half Way to 1000

492 That morning cup of coffee… 493 Coffee is one of the major sources of earnings for many people in developing countries… “Coffee’s importance in the global economy cannot be overstressed. As one… Continue reading

Thankful for Heritage ~1,000 Gifts

Midsommardans by Anders Zorn 1897 My mother is Swedish and in Sweden they celebrate Midsommar. This celebration usually heralds the longest day, or the summer solstice, as the earth passes closest to the… Continue reading

To Turn the Hearts of the Fathers to the Children

Speaking of John the Baptist in Luke 1:15-17… “For he shall be great in the sight of the YHWH, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with… Continue reading

The Great Deeps of God

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. James 1:5 I cried out for wisdom…… Continue reading

Gratitude in Suffering

“Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.” Proverbs 27:17 “ Let us never profane the sacred sacrifice of our King by seeking the benefits of Christ without the… Continue reading